Zachary David Alexander Efron was born on 18th October 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California in the USA.
He is an American, famous for both acting and singing who rose to fame during the late 2000s after playing the lead in the “High School Musical” franchise.
His career began in 2002 with small appearances in TV shows like “ER” and “The Guardian”. He appeared in a made-for-TV film “Miracle Run” in 2004, which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination.
His big break came when he was cast as the lead in the Disney Channel’s “High School Musical” in 2006. The following year he appeared in his second musical “Hairspray”.
After the success of all three HSM films, Zac was cast in a number of successful romantic dramas: “Charlie St Cloud” and “The Lucky One” as well as comedies “17 Again” and “That Awkward Moment”.
Efron struggled with alcohol and substance abuse and in early 2013 he sought professional treatment; he has been sober since June 2013.
Zac Efron Religion
Zac was raised agnostic and continues the same view today. His surname is an Ashkenazi Jewish name, but Zac and his family were not raised that way.
Zac Efron Political Views
Zac does not talk about his political preferences in public, the only thing he has openly discussed is the importance of voting.
He once said that he feels voting is really important and that everyone in the nation should take part as they are responsible for picking the officials who represent each individual. He believes the more opinions that are represented, the better.
Zac Efron Hobbies
As well as acting, Zac is also a keen singer which he enjoys in his free time. He is also a comic book and manga fan.
He broke his jaw in 2013 when he slipped in a puddle of water at home.
He was once offered a record deal by British music producer Simon Cowell. Zac turned it down, however, saying that his priority was acting.
In the first “High School Musical” it was not actually Zac himself singing, but actor and singer Drew Seeley.
In 2014 he got into a fight with a homeless man, however, no arrests were made as law officials saw it as a mutual fight.
Zac Efron Horoscope
Zac is a Libra.
Who is Zac Efron dating?
In 2005 while working together on “High School Musical” Zac met and started dating Vanessa Hudgens, the couple dated for five years, splitting up in 2010.
In 2014, Efron started dating model Sami Miro, the couple then broke up in 2016. Currently it is rumoured that he might be involved with Rebecca Ferguson, his The Greatest Showman co-star.